For God's Sake: judaism

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Protecting circumcision in Germany

Vote to keep the practice legal is a victory for the European nation and for its future, says a rabbi.

By Brad Hirschfield  |  01:28 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rabbi Brad Hirschfield; boys; infant boys; Jewish families; tradition; Jews and Muslims; Islam; Judaism; Germany; circumcision ban; Muslims; infant circumcision; HIV/AIDS; health effects; religious freedom; culture; cultural expression; Brad Hirschfield

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Romney was right — and wrong — in Jerusalem

The candidate’s controversial remarks require more than simplistic analysis.

By Brad Hirschfield  |  03:18 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Judaism, politics

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 04/06/2012

Passover and the hunger for human connection

Whether you’re Jewish or not, you can fulfill the Passover call to welcome people to your table.

By Brad Hirschfield  |  01:01 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  passover, judaism, food, spirituality

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Purim celebrates the good and bad in all of us

It is no accident that Mordechai, the paradigmatic good guy of the Purim story, and Haman, the bad guy, share a common ancestor.

By Brad Hirschfield  |  05:06 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  purim, judaism, jewish holidays, good and evil